Category: Bersih in the Media

EC says elections not likely next year

By G. Manimaran (Malaysian Insider) PUTRAJAYA, July 13 — The Election Commission (EC) has dismissed speculation that Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak would call snap polls by next year. Speculation has been rife about snap elections since Najib’s popularity rating recently hit a high

Upko has 'proof' of Sabah illegals with MyKads

Joe Fernandez (Malaysiakini) The United PasokMomogun KadazanDusunMurut Organisation (Upko) says it has “irrefutable” evidence that thousands of illegal immigrants in Sabah hold MyKads, which are only available from the National Registration Department (NRD). It is believed they were issued both directly and “indirectly”. Upko is

NCR Land To Remain Favourite Opposition Election Issue – Masing

KANOWIT, July 10 (Bernama) — Native Customary Right (NCR) land will remain a favourite issue with the Opposition when trying to win votes from the Dayak community in the coming 10th state elections. State land development minister Datuk Sri Dr James Jemut Masing said opposition


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DAP Received Sufficient Forms, Says EC

KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 (Bernama) — The Selangor Election Commission (EC) has refuted the claim by the DAP that the opposition party did not receive sufficient voter registration forms. Selangor election director Dzulkifli Ab. Rahman said from January to June this year, 11,150 voter registration

EC to face power of persuasion

Lee Way Loon (Malaysiakini) The Coalition for Free and Fair Elections (Bersih) 2.0 has returned after an absence of two years, this time minus political parties in its line-up, vowing not to take to the streets – for now – to achieve its aims. In

Soi Lek: MCA not ready for snap polls

Malaysian Insider KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — The MCA, the second largest Barisan Nasional (BN) component party, is not ready to face a snap general election, at least for the next three months, party president Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek said today. He said

BN not quite ready for snap polls, say analysts

By Neville Spykerman (Malaysian Insider) KUALA LUMPUR, July 5 — Umno’s fighting talk in recent days in pushing its party faithful to prepare for snap polls has been dismissed by political analysts as posturing or a political feint by the ruling party. While agreeing that

New voters ratio 2:1, not 1:40, says EC chief

S Pathmawathy (Malaysiakini) The Election Commission (EC) has denied Umno Youth’s claim that Malays are outnumbered 40 to 1 among newly-registered voters. In fact, for every two new Malay voters registered, there is only one new non-Malay voter, EC chief Abdul Aziz Mohd Yusof said